In my early twenties and incredibly early in my career, I often judged other women in my field, especially if they did not fit the typical aircrew mold. I desperately wanted to fit in as “one of the guys.’ But the truth is, I was in survival mode. … More From Assimilation to Pathfinder: A Personal Evolution in Advocating for Women’s Issues in a Male-Dominated Field
Roughly 45% of African American service members and 3% of Caucasian service members are affected by pseudofolliculitis barbai (PFB), PFB “is a common inflammatory condition of the face and neck caused by shaving in predisposed individuals who have naturally curly hair.” … More Trimming the talent; can changes to current facial hair polices help the Air Force with diversity and talent management challenges?
If the Air Force invested millions of dollars in their aviators training and trusts them to make life or death decisions in combat , then they should be trusted to work with their medical team to make decisions on whether they will opt in to fly and for how long during pregnancy. … More Fighting Pregnancy Discrimination in 2022: why the Air Force does not allow pregnant aircrew to make decisions about their bodies.
Equity in the Armed Services requires equity in caregiver leave. … More One leave to rule them all: how the military can create parental equality